William Lindsay, nicknamed “Pot,” who played quarterback and was captain of the first ever North Greenville College football team in 1950, has gone to be with the Lord.
Mr. Lindsay passed away on February 11. He played three sports at NGU back when the institution was a junior college. He played every game of the 1950 and 1951 seasons in football, was co-captain of the basketball team and also competed in baseball. After graduating from NGU, he moved on to Furman where he graduated in 1955.
Mr. Lindsay was inducted into the NGU Athletic Hall of Fame in 2004 for his sports achievements.
He had lived in Spartanburg from numerous years and had worked for Pfizer Labs as a pharmaceutical sales representative. Mr. Lindsay was also active in the National Guard and was a retired major.